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flag female ancestor  Madeleine  CHEVAUDIER dite LÉPINE

  (b. abt. 1731 Québec Province, Canada   d. )  

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Madeleine CHEVAUDIER dite LÉPINE was born abt. 1731 in Québec Province, Canada. Madeleine CHEVAUDIER dite LÉPINE was the child of Jacques CHEVAUDIER dit LÉPINE   and   Madeleine LANTHIER and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Charles CHEVAUDIER dit LEPINE and Marie JOUSSET (maternal)  Jacques LANTHIER and Catherine-Angélique MATOU (MATHON) dite LABRIE

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

She married  Joseph-Amable GERVAIS 5 October 1761 in L'Assomption, Canada .  Joseph-Amable GERVAIS  was born 1 June 1730 in Pointe-aux-Trembles, Montréal, Québec, Canada* (L'Enfant-Jésus-de-la-Pointe-aux-Trembles).  He died 14 February 1810 in L'Assomption, Québec, Canada (St-Pierre-du-Portage).  He was the son of Nicolas GERVAIS and Marie-Françoise ARCHAMBAULT.

m. Gervais Joseph-Amable

Did You Know? Québec Généalogie - Over time, Québec has gone through a series of name changes
From its inception in the early 1600s until 1760, it was called Canada, New France.
1760 to 1763, it was simply Canada
1763 to 1791 - Province of Québec
1791 to 1867 - Lower Canada
1867 to present - Québec, Canada.

Thanks to Micheline MacDonald for providing this information.
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Did You Know? Québec Généalogie - What is a 'dit/dite' name?  When the first settlers came to Québec from France it was a custom to add a 'dit' nickname to the surname. The English translation of 'dit' is 'said'. The Colonists of Nouvelle France added 'dit' names as distinguishers. A settler might have wanted to differentiate their family from their siblings by taking a 'dit' name that described the locale to which they had relocated. The acquiring of a 'dit' name might also be the result of a casual adoption, whereby the person wanted to honor the family who had raised them. Another reason was also to distinguish themselves by taking as a 'dit' name the town or village in France from which they originated. This custom ended around 1900 when people began using only one name, either the 'dit' nickname or their original surname.

Source: American-French Genealogical Society, Woonsocket, Rhode Island (www.afgs.org/ditnames/index1.html)
  • 1761 Marriage / Partner
    Madeleine CHEVAUDIER dite LÉPINE and Joseph-Amable GERVAIS 5 October 1761, L'Assomption, Québec, Canada (St-Pierre-du-Portage)


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